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Whiteia
Temporal range: Triassic
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Whiteia woodwardi in Muséum de Toulouse
Scientific classification
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Order:
Actinistia
Family:
Whiteiidae
Genus:
Whiteia

Moy-Thomas, 1935
Species
  • W. africanus (Broom 1905)
  • W. nielseni (Forey, 1998)
  • W. oishii (Yabumoto & Brito, 2016)
  • W. tuberculata (Moy-Thomas, 1935)
  • W. woodwardi (Moy-Thomas, 1935)

Whiteia is an extinct genus of prehistoric coelacanth fish which lived in Madagascar and Canada during the Early Triassic period.

Taxonomy

The nominal species Coelacanthus evolutus Beltan, 1980 is a junior synonym of Whiteia woodwardi.

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